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    The Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • Birth

    Birth
    F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Becquerel and Marie Curie discover radioactivity

    Becquerel and Marie Curie discover radioactivity
    After many years while conducting an x-ray they discobered mysterious rays which infact was radioactive rays
  • Teddy Rosevelt makes Panama Canal

    Teddy Rosevelt makes Panama Canal
    helped seperarte Panama from Columbia
  • Roosevelt

    Roosevelt
    Theodor Roosevelt second inaugaration
  • William Howard Taft

    William Howard Taft
    William Howard Taft is inaugurated as the 27th president.
  • F. Scott Fitzgeralds first publication

    F. Scott Fitzgeralds first publication
    At the age of 14, F. Scott Fitzgerald appears in print for the first time, with "The Mystery of the Raymond Mortgage" in the student publication St. Paul Academy Now and Then.
  • Wilson

    Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson is inaugurated as the 28th president
  • Princeton

    Princeton
    Fitzgerald enters Princeton University with the Class of 1917.
  • World War 1 sets off

    World War 1 sets off
    Austia declares war on Serbia
  • Telephone

    Telephone
    The first the first long distance telephone call between New York and San Fancisco is demonstrated.
  • U.S. Army

    U.S. Army
    On academic probation and close to flunking out of Princeton, Fitzgerald takes a commission as an infantry second lieutenant in the U.S. Army and leaves school to report for duty at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He never graduates from Princeton
  • epidemic

    epidemic
    Worldwide influenza epidemic strikes; by 1920, nearly 20 million are dead.
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    World War 1 ends
  • Scott marries Zelda Sayre

    Scott marries Zelda Sayre
    F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda marry in St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York.
  • F. Scott Fitzgeralds first published book

    F. Scott Fitzgeralds first published book
    March 26, 1920 F. Scott Fitzgerald's first novel This Side of Paradise is published.
  • Daughter is born

    Daughter is born
    The Fitzgeralds' first and only child is born, a daughter named Frances Scott "Scottie" Fitzgerald in St. Paul, Minnesota. Zelda said upon her birth that she hopes her daugter will be a "beautiful little fool". which F. Scott later on use in the Great Gatsby as Daisy's dialouge.
  • Fitzgerald Family moves to Paris, France

    Fitzgerald Family moves to Paris, France
    The family decides to move to Europe. They spend close to 7 years in Paris, France.
  • Stock market crash

    Stock market crash
    The U.S. stock market crashes, triggering the Great Depression.
  • Anthem

    Anthem
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem
  • Hattie Wyatt Caraway

    Hattie Wyatt Caraway
    Hattie Wyatt Caraway of Arkansas is the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate
  • Adolf Hitler elected in Germany

    Adolf Hitler elected in Germany
    Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany.
  • Last story of The Saturday Evening Post

    Last story of The Saturday Evening Post
    "Trouble," Fitzgerald's last story for The Saturday Evening Post, is published
  • Move to Hollywood

    Move to Hollywood
    Fitzgerald moves to Hollywood after signing a six-month contract from Metro Goldwyn Mayer, hoping that he'll work his way out of debt with screenplays.
  • World War II begins

    World War II begins
    The invasion of Poland sets off WW II
  • atomic bomb

    atomic bomb
    Albert Einstien wrote president roosevelt about an idea of creating an atomic bomb
  • Death

    Death
    F. Scott Fitzgerald dies of a heart attack at Sheilah Graham's Hollywood, California apartment. He is buried in Rockville, Maryland, where his father was born.